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Southwest Airlines finds itself at a crossroads

USA Today  2014-06-30 17:51:00

Gary Kelly, Southwest president, chairman and CEO, walks to the stage during the 737-800 launch party on March 21, 2012, in Dallas, Texas.(Photo: Stephen M Keller, AP)Tags596 CONNECT 33 LINKEDIN EMAILMOREDALLAS ...

Southwest Airlines finds itself at a crossroads

USA Today  2014-06-30 17:51:00

Gary Kelly, Southwest president, chairman and CEO, walks to the stage during the 737-800 launch party on March 21, 2012, in Dallas, Texas.(Photo: Stephen M Keller, AP)Tags759 CONNECT 55 LINKEDIN EMAILMOREDALLAS ...

Southwest Airlines® Offers Fares Starting As Low As $49 One-Way To Select Destinations Nationwide!

PR Newswire  2014-06-03 15:05:00

DALLAS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel. Customers can take ...

Snapshot: The planes made by U.S. jetmaker Boeing

USA Today  2014-05-27 08:42:35

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideUnited Airlines used a Boeing 747 to show off its new look after merging with Continental.(Photo: AP)1 CONNECTLINKEDINEMAILMOREBoeing is an aviation ...

RIP to the 'Southwest effect'?

USA Today  2014-05-19 08:20:27

Bill McGee, Special for USA TODAY 8:20 a.m. EDT May 19, 2014A Southwest Airlines jet takes off from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Feb. 21, 2013.(Photo: Karen Bleier, AFP/Getty Images)21 ...

Amadeus signs major deal with Southwest Airlines

Breaking Travel News  2014-05-09 09:13:57

Southwest Airlines and Amadeus IT Group have announced they have entered into a joint contract for Amadeus? Altéa reservations solution that will support the carrier?s domestic service. Amadeus? Altéa ...

Southwest CEO: Business model has changed

Air Transport World  2014-04-04 17:10:00

High fuel prices and entry into the international market via its acquisition of AirTran Airways have led Southwest Airlines to fundamentally change its business model from short haul to longer flights.read ...

Train or plane? Which is the better choice?

USA Today  2014-03-26 02:49:57

Bill McGee , Special for USA TODAY 2:59 p.m. EDT March 26, 2014Which is the better way to travel: by train or by plane? The answer depends on dozens of variables, including geography, cost and time.(Photo: ...

Airline Stocks Are Looking Up Again ? Wall Street Journal

Just Plane News  2014-03-18 23:12:28

Airline Stocks Are Looking Up AgainWall Street Journals merger with US Airways Group Inc. to form American Airlines Group last year, and Southwest's $1.3 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings Inc. in 2010. ...

Southwest is heading south of the border with flights to Mexico

Star-Telegram  2014-03-03 16:05:00

Southwest Airlines announced flights to Mexico as part of its integration of its AirTran Airways subsidiary. The new flights will start on August 10 with daily nonstop service between Cancun and Atlanta ...

Southwest 2013 net profit up 79%; to retire AirTran brand by year end

Air Transport World  2014-01-23 14:39:00

Southwest Airlines reported a 2013 net profit of $754 million, up 79.1% over net income of $421 million in 2012 and its 41st consecutive full-year net profit.read more

A day in the life of one plane

CNN  2013-11-20 04:11:18

Join CNN as we fly AirTran's busiest plane out of the world's busiest airport for six legs over 12 hours.

Southwest Airlines Launches Inaugural Flights In Three Cities

PR Newswire  2013-11-04 15:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched new flights this weekend in three cities that join the carrier's network through previously established service by wholly owned ...

Super Low Fares For Winter Travel? Check!

PR Newswire  2013-10-08 15:22:00

DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for winter travel. Customers can ...

AirTran flight attendants vote in favor of a new contract with Southwest Airlines

Star-Telegram  2013-09-30 20:05:36

The 1,700 flight attendants at AirTran Airways that have not yet integrated into Southwest Airlines approved a new contract on Monday. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said the contract gives flight ...

AirTran Airways Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

PR Newswire  2013-09-30 19:49:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), voted in favor of a new agreement with Southwest ...

American, US Airways Want to Know Why Previous Mergers OK?d ? NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Just Plane News  2013-09-20 20:37:09

American, US Airways Want to Know Why Previous Mergers OK'dNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthThe carriers want to know why regulators approved four deals -- Delta and Northwest, United and Continental, Southwest ...

Southwest Airlines, AirTran flight attendants reach tentative agreement

Air Transport World  2013-09-04 20:11:00

Southwest Airlines has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with flight attendants of AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines. read more

AirTran flight attendants reach tentative agreement with Southwest management

Star-Telegram  2013-09-03 21:15:00

AirTran Airways flight attendants reached a tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines on Tuesday. Southwest bought AirTran in 2011 and is transitioning the carrier into its operations. So far, 400 flight ...

With Fares So Low, You Can't Afford To Leave Those Vacation Days On The Table - Carpe Vacay!

PR Newswire  2013-08-20 16:51:00

DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are challenging Americans to stop allowing their vacation days to go unused and to seize ...